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Dec 3, 2013 12:00pm EST
. all secret c.i.a. prisons were closed may of 2006. >>> funeral services for an ocean city, maryland pastor david dingwell will take place today. he was killed in a bizarre church fire last week. the blaze started when a man engulfed in flames ran into the church's pantry is screaming for help. that man also died. >>> federal authorities sathe derailed metro north commuter train was valving at 82 -- traveling at 82 miles an hour, almost three times the speed limit when it jumped the tracks sunday morning in new york city. four people were killed, nearly 70 others were injured in the derailment. still not clear whether the wreck was caused by human error or mechanical trouble. >>> soon you may have to shell out more to hop on metro. the agency wants to increase fares by an average of 3%. that means a 10 cent increase to the cost of a typical train ride. the standard bus fare would go up to a dollar 75 cents regardless of whether you pay with cash or a smartrip card. and parking in metro lots would go up by 25 cents. now we just have to see whether the budget will be approved. >>> stil
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Dec 3, 2013 6:00pm EST
his last campaign went off the tracks. >> i intend to talk about the future of this city. >> the city market development in the shah neighborhoods, all to highlight new projects that he says have brought more than 17,000 jobs to the city. bruce johnson, wusa9. >> and coming your way in a minute, why you could soon be using a tablet to place your order, maybe even pay the bill at some popular chain restaurants. >>> and if the drone could bring it to me, i'd be happ numbers above average today. 56 goes in the books as the high. 41 is the low. that's the bargain. average is 51 and 36. you might remember, the record high 71. we'll come back and talk about 60s. showers, and a wintery mix. it's all on your first alert seven-day. >>> up next, the investigation into this weekend's deadly derailment in new york city is now focusing on the train's driver. we'll be back. >>> back with new information on sunday's train derailment. federal investigators haven't found any signs of trouble with the brakes. the national transportation safety board is saying it is inspecting the cars an
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Dec 8, 2013 6:30am EST
is president spent in the city chairing the foreign relations committee, much of that time served him well in meeting with the leaders of japan and china and china did back down and that is highly unusual that culture for them to have reacted that way. it is going to be a simmering tension. the chinese has gotten more brave. and as long as you can team the tensions at a reasonable level, you don't want to get into the position where i remember in 1983 when korean airline near strayed into russian airspace and got shut down. so u.s. airliners are respect china's request and submitting flight plans. >> the u.s. airliners are presenting the flight plans, then china wins. china did step back slightly. but they have not renowned the claim over this territory. i think pat put it well. they went for two steps and came out of it one. >> civilian airliners. >> yes. >> they will have to go around and use more fuel? >> yes. it means that this is a recognition that this is chinese territory. that is exactly what we don't want. there are all kind of reasons that we don't want china to extend their that
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Dec 5, 2013 6:00pm EST
movement, gave him keys to the city and so he meant a lot to me, not just as a heroic person, but personally. then in august of last 2006 mayor williams took a delegation to south africa and i visited his home and on that wall was a proclamation from me to him and so we go back. mandela was remarkable. anybody who has been in jail for 27 years and not come out bitter is a big man. i doubt if i could do that. stay in jail for 27 years and come out and be better and not bitter. >> i suppose that's why people marvel so much about nelson mandela's personal character. councilman barry, when you think back on the life of nelson mandela and i guess specifically about what he means to you, what did he leave with you when he came here and you went there? what will you take away from his life? >> well, first of all, it takes courage for any leader to do what he did, takes courage to leave a and c for a minute, to go out and fight in the bush and they come back and then to be held even after that and also this means that he had strong character, resilience and tenacity and faith in god.
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Dec 3, 2013 5:00pm EST
to 15. so we'll break it down. in the city, mid 40s to start. upper 40s by 9:00. low 50s by 11:00 which is seasonal. and then mild by 1:00. temperatures in the mid 50s. so, we're looking at 56 tomorrow, stray shower. 66 on thursday. yes, we gain 10 degrees and then on friday, we're going to keep it green for now. we'll assess this as we get closer to it as to how heavy the rain will be. temperature wise, no problem. 61 with some showers and rain. now, the next seven days, have not changed sunday. saturday we left the shower in the morning and made it colder, upper 40s. that hasn't changed. but then sunday, a wintery mix and we have the redskins in town, we have the ravens in town, we have the classic at the verison center. then it gets warm with showers. then cold again on tuesday with rain ending as snow. temperatures fall throughout the day on tuesday. speaking of falling temperatures and wintery mixes, this was sent to us by jeremy from frostburg and this was a week ago last tuesday before thanksgiving. we had a little bit of ice and snow up in the frostberg area and that was an icy
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Dec 8, 2013 9:00am EST
the 'systemly line workers in the city's auto plants. the following year he began work on a mural for new york's rockefeller center. entitled "man at the crossroads" which include add portrait of soviet communist leader vladimir lennon. defines of he take lennon out became stuff of art world legend. i will not compromise my vision. deegg picks in the 2002 film "freda". >> this is your fee. your services are noñ;longer required. >> it's my painting. >> on my wall. >> rockefeller ordered destruction of the offending mural which rivera went to recreate in mexico city. now more than half century after rivera's death in 1957, the future of his detroit museum murals may be in doubt. some people fearing that they and other art works there might have to be auctioned off as part of detroit's municipal bankruptcy. diego rivera murals at the center of controversy yet again. oversized deli sandwich is just ahead. ♪ [ male announcer ] this holiday, don't get stuck at the corner of "oh! you got me something" and "oh...this is awkward." remember, walgreens has a great assortment of little somethings, and
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Dec 5, 2013 4:00am EST
of the border to two nba teams goes up in smoke. their game is canceled when smoke fills the mexico city arena. >>> and survival story. a man survives for nearly a week after a car crash leaves him trapped at the bottom of a ravine. >> yeah. it was a miracle. god made me survive. captioning funded by cbs >>> this is the "cbs morning news" for thursday, december 5th, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. this morning much of the country is in the grips of a massive winter-like storm system that's spreading arctic temperatures and heavy snow. an icy messy commute is in store for folks in duluth, minnesota, this morning where the snow dumped two feet of snow in some areas. at least five of them have been fatal. temperatures there will be in the low teens today. in fact, it is so cold salvation army bell ringers have been forced inside. in salt lake city, a driver who had been in the accident, he forgot to put the car in park. the driverless car headed down the icy interstate with the horn blaring. we don't know where the car ended up. our affiliate in boston has more on t
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Dec 2, 2013 4:00am EST
runs off the track in new york city. >> i thought i was going to die, to be honest. i thought, i'm going to die. >>> health care fixed. obama administration says it's worked out most of the bugs from healthcare.gov but warns more work is needed on the troubled website. >>> and drone drop-off? amazon unveils its new plan to deliver your purchase to your doorstep in under an hour. this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, december 2nd, 2013. good morning. good to be with you. i'm anne-marie green. well, federal transportation officials have zbruchbt their investigation into the deadly crash of a new york city commuter train. at least four people were kanld 60 others injured. the metro north train was on its way from poughkeepsie to manhattan. it jumped the track as it rounded the curve. they're looking into speed, possible mechanical issues and human error. marlie hall is at the crash site. marlie, good morning. >> reporter: good morning, anne-marie. federal investigators continue to pore over this crash site this morning trying to determine what led to that deadly train derailmen
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Dec 2, 2013 11:00pm EST
. >> the city deserves to know what he did and didn't know. >> we're confident we'lhave a new mayor. >> best choice we've probably had in recent times. >> good evening. i'm derek mcginty. >> i'm jan jeffcoat. d.c. mayor vincent gray is seeking a second term despite an ongoing investigation into his 2010 campaign. >> we'll hear from those council members who also want his job, but first we begin with bruce johnson, the mayor's announcement and does he really vault to the front of the pack? >> some say that he will. after months of speculation will he run? won't he run? here's what i'm hearing tonight. mayor gray walks into his office this afternoon, tells his staff let's do this, then shows up unannounced at the board of elections to pick up petitions to seek reelection. >> reporter: why are you running, mr. mayor? >> because i love to serve. >> it wasn't until this evening following an appearance at a world's aids day vigil mayor vincent gray publicly acknowledged he's running for reelection. >> i think i have an excellent record and i'd be happy to talk about it. >> reporter: does this mo
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Dec 2, 2013 5:00pm EST
today. only 18 food trucks selected by city lottery were allowed to park at 7th and maryland avenue. all others had to stay at least 200 feet away and park at meters where they had to pay the regular rate like the rest of us. >> there was no stress. i pulled in at 10:32, like there was a spot waiting for me. didn't have to hassle with other cars. didn't have to jostle with other food trucks. >> this was the first day a food truck lottery took effect. for the rest of december, eight popular locations, 95 spaces are reserved for the lottery winners. >> if you're not a part of this, you're missing out on major money. >> you'll be participating every month? >> the spaces are not free. lottery participates paid the city $150 per month. they are allowed to park for four hours. the food truck industry in washington has grown by leaps and bounds over the past three years. as a matter of fact, 150 trucks now in the city streets on any given day. and the city government is getting its share. the city estimates over the next four years, they will take in $3.4 million in sales tax revenue. >>
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Dec 5, 2013 12:00pm EST
have four layers on. three hats. >> reporter: in denver, the salvation army patrolled the city to get homeless people out of the treacherous cold. overnight temperatures are dropping below zero. >> these sorts of nights don't happen a lot but when we get cold snaps like this it's very dangerous. >> reporter: it's so dangerous road crews are using liquid deicers to keep roads safe. >> basically we put it down and it has the potential to refreeze. >> reporter: a massive storm system has dumped more than 2 feet of snow in the deluth area. at least five people have died in weatr-related accidents in minnesota since monday. >> people seem to be driving slowly but you always see people going too fast for the conditions and then there's an accident and that clogs everything up. >> reporter: people in parts of texas, oklahoma and arkansas are gearing up for an ice storm today. that forecast -- forecasters say that could cause travel delays and power outages. marley hall for cbs news. >> the winter weather is not just hitting the places you would expect it to be cold. in gilroy, california, th
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Dec 8, 2013 6:30pm EST
city ended. but they are live for us outside the fedex field right now. how is the post-game traffic? >> reporter: bruce it has died down in the last hour. but we are still talking about tens of thousands of fans still out here and all at the same time and on the pretty wet messy road conditions and all at once and all things considered, it was not too bad on out here. there were kills to climb and the pedestrians to dodge. but it was a pretty smooth ride. not to say it was perfect, but there were some accidents as people, they did manage to get their cars stuck. take gregory marshall of fairfax. he was trying to take his car across the field to go to the game when he slipped into the ditch and couldn't get his car out. >> just as i pulled into the brakes, it slid down. >> and they have a brand new tires for them. all four new tires on the car. and all muddy and full of mud right now. we were out here trying to get them started. like okay, you know, it's almost 1:00. let's go and watch the game. >> you might regret having done that. the roads right now, more wet than anything right n
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Dec 4, 2013 6:00pm EST
, and some controversy to the city. >> reporter: many of the employees at wal-mart's georgia avenue store were excited about their newest and by far biggest business. >> it's fabulous. >> and we don't have to go all the way to maryland to get our groceries and products now. >> reporter: wal-mart says 23,000 amly cants applied for jobs at georgia avenue and the h. street stores, 600 people have been hired. we learned at midday today that company policy would not let us talk to employees at random. can't talk to employees unless what? >> you can have a media representative. >> reporter: in private conversation at georgia avenue we found an army veteran a former nursing home employee, and a wal-mart transfer. board council member bowser on who got jobs. >> we understand there's about 70% d.c. residents, front line employees and management employees and coming from veryless by. >> reporter: approved an interview with the pharmacist. a five year wal-mart employee at howard university graduate. >> i started out in 2008 at a cashier. and then i had the opportunity to talk with my manager at that
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Dec 8, 2013 11:00pm EST
and gold today take a 45-10 beatdown from the kansas city chiefs. tonight everybody is asking how long are the shanahans going to be around? >> that is the big question. according to multiple reports out tonight, owner dan snyder, gm bruce allen stayed behind at fedex field a few hours later than every 1 else this evening, most expecting mike -- everyone else this evening, most expecting mike shanahan to be fired. the question is when? tonight or tomorrow, the end of the season? we'll have to wait and see, but after today's debacle at the snow something needs to change at the top and this team needs more talent on the field, an overall change. i understand the weather was bad and footing wasn't ideal, but when you look back at the game, that didn't seem to bother the kansas city chiefs one bit. they were dead set on stopping a three game losing streak. the redskins looked like they really wanted no part of the weather elements or competing. kansas city threaded washington especially on special teams nearly 300 yards on kick returns. the redskins had no answer for dexter mccluster who a
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Dec 2, 2013 4:30am EST
in the district. >>> the new stadium is already behind schedule. according to the washington post the city and team missed dead lines. city administrator al lan lewis was given -- allen lewis says he is ready but council members don't want to rush through an expensive deal. >>> pretty much hopes are done for the washington redskins. playoffs not happening. aspirations gone. sunday night's 24-17 loss came with controversy too. on the last possession a referee incorrectly gave the team a first down. the chain gang messed up, mike shanahan ripped the refs afterwards. the redskins are now 3-8 and are left to be the spoiler this year. >> they looked so good at the beginning. >> they did. >> rg iii had pass after pass completed. >> they did. >>> businesses are preparing for the busiest shopping day shipping day of the year. >> a lot of people will be shopping online. >>> you know what, take your sweater off when you jog off that turkey. you are not going to need it. not nearly as cold this weekend. howard has the forecast, coming up next. >>> it is 43:00 on this monday morning. it is cold outsid
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Dec 2, 2013 6:00pm EST
of the streets they face. today, he is open to allowing taller builders on the edges of the city away from historic monuments. >>> the salvation army could come up short on its fund raising goal this holiday season. >> it's all because of grinches. a couple guys who burglarized the city's charity headquarters right here in d.c. >> i'm scott broom with salvation army bell ringers in washington working today to recover from a sunday morning burglary that targeted red kettle donations. bells ringing more urgently than ever after the early sunday morning burglary at the core community center at 2300 martin luther king avenue in anacostia. >> you want to give up on people, but you can't. >> they broke through a glass door to find the offices where the safe were cleaned out. a security guard confronting a suspect had a knife pulled on him. the suspect escaped. >> we have put kettles back out on the street. we are moving forward. the real victims in this incident happen to be folks that live right here in ward 7 and 8 that the salvation army serves out of this building. >> in washington, sc
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Dec 3, 2013 11:00pm EST
, and then ran inside that church in ocean city. it was a week ago today that sterner died, along with the pastor at st. paul's by the sea episcopal. a woman there was badly burned and is still in the hospital. police are not sure whether sterner wanted to kill himself that day or anybody else. and tonight, they may never know. >>> there have been reports a student was rejected because of his sexuality as a member of kappa alphapsi. he filed a complaint with the university. a morgan state spokesperson said that the fraternity violated discrimination regulations after discovering text messages from frat members. >>> a brutal beating caught on camera, and it happened on one of the busiest shopping days of >>e year, black friday. mielke hgren s hathe crazy d ano from inside the westfiel napolis mall. >>teeporr: the fight broke out on friday just after midnight at victoria's secret. you see the police trying to break it up as women throw punches and kicks. >> this is ridiculous. they were totally out of control. >> nothing you buy oris wth that much. >> 35 seconds is too loo ng tbe beaten in the fac
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Dec 4, 2013 11:00pm EST
and recently the toronto city council stripped him of most of his power. still, though, he refuses to step down and denies that he's got an alcohol problem. >> makes for good radio maybe. >>> if you didn't already know virginia is for lovers, you will know. check out the brand-new state license tag. it was unveiled today, hits the road in march. this plate replaces that plain blue and white jobbie we've seen around here for decades. >>> speaking of lovers, katie, you watching us tonight? if, so someone is looking for you. he's hoping for a christmas miracle. we are, too. >> do you remember reese? evidently the two of you met in hong kong. you were trying because you lost your friend and he tried to cheer you up and at the end of the night you said find me. that's exactly what reese is trying to do now. the 25-year-old new zealander set up a facebook page with the hopes of finding this young lady. he only knows her young name and that she's from d.c. katie, if you're out there, give us a call or hit us up on facebook. >> go for it. this is like super romantic. >>> there's the traditional support
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Dec 6, 2013 4:00am EST
mystery in benghazi. an american teacher shot dead in a libyan city. this is the "cbs morning news." . but jim has afib, atrial fibrillation -- an irregular heartbeat, not caused by a heart valve problem. that puts jim at a greater risk of stroke. for years, jim's medicine tied him to a monthly trip to the clinic to get his blood tested. but now, with once-a-day xarelto®, jim's on the move. jim's doctor recommended xarelto®. like warfarin, xarelto® is proven effective to reduce afib-related stroke risk. but xarelto® is the first and only once-a-day prescription blood thinner for patients with afib not caused by a heart valve problem. that doesn't require routine blood monitoring. so jim's not tied to that monitoring routine. [ gps ] proceed to the designated route. not today. [ male announcer ] for patients currently well managed on warfarin, there is limitefod inrmation on how xarelto® and warfarin compare in reducing the risk of stroke. xarelto® is just one pill a day taken with the evening meal. plus, with no known dietary restrictions, jim can eat the healthy foods he lik
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Dec 4, 2013 5:00pm EST
was stolen near mix toe city. it was carrying material used for radiotherapy treatment to fight cancer. now it's not clear whether the thief had any idea what was inside. however, there is serious concern tonight that the material could be used to produce a dirty bomb. >>> celebrity tv chef nige lla lawson is not a drug addict. you want to read it? >> she says that she's only done cocaine a handful of times. take a listen. >> now that's just one morsel coming out of a fraud trial in britain. her former assistants are accused of lacking up more than $1 million in fraudulent charges. they claim lawson authorized the purchases in exchange for keeping quiet about the chef's excessive drug use. >>> today is the ten year anniversary of a northern virginia murder mystery. the wife of alexandria sheriff james dunning found in her own home murdered. peggy fox updates the case at 5:30. >> also ahead, d.c.'s first new wal-mart is now open for business. but we're going to explain why you may want to be careful parking your car near one of those stores. >> all right, temperatures mild. yes it's a harbin
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Dec 2, 2013 3:35am EST
off the track in new york city. >> i thought i was going to die, to be honest. i thought, i'm going to die. >>> health care fixed. obama administration says it's worked out most of the bugs from healthcare.gov but warns more work is needed on the troubled website. >>> and drone drop-off? amazon unveils its new plan to deliver your purchase to your doorstep in under an hour. this is the "cbs morning news" for monday, december 2nd, 2013.
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Dec 2, 2013 6:30pm EST
in new york city. 18 minutes later he realized something was wrong. did you feel the train braking at all? >> i do not. i could feel the carline and flop over hard and as we were sliding down all the windows -- a lot of the windows had blown out. a lot of dirt was blowing through. at that point there was nothing to do but cover up. there was enough time to think the bad thoughts like "this could be it." >> reporter: how scary were those few seconds? >> scariest moments of my life, yeah. >> reporter: o'neill remembers people crying for help. he found his ipad and his cell phone and dialed 911. then he called his wife maureen. they had just celebrated their 32nd wedding anniversary on thanksgiving. they have three children. have you really processed it all? >> i don't know if i processed it all. i started processing it. i had some weak moments since yesterday. >> reporter: when did those happen. >> yesterday i got in the car with my son -- >> reporter: what happened? >> nothing, i was just happy to see him. and we hugged. >> reporter: dennis o'neill says that he'll those new york city tomor
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Dec 6, 2013 4:30am EST
. a stretch of route 1 at crystal city closed southbound between 20th and 23rd street, south of 395. ongoing crash investigation which arlington police say will last through the morning rush hour. back to you. >> busy morning. thanks, bev. >>> if you do not have a college degree, do you think you can find a job that will make you more than the minimum wage? >> we sent peggy fox out to five five jobs that pay at least $15 and do not require a college degree. you might be in for a sur operate. -- be in for a surprise. >> reporter: you wonder what the drivers make who drive the automatic garbage trucks? they're making $19. this is the same salary this letter carrier is making. a more skilled underground utility worker can make $22 an hour and up. if you prefer more delicate work and would rather be inside working with people, how about the hair industry? >> if you have a skill or willing to work and learn the skill, you can definitely do it. >> reporter: no degree required but you do need to go to hair school. that cost tricia staples $15,000. now after three years as a stylest at eclipse salon
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Dec 9, 2013 4:00am EST
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Dec 2, 2013 12:00pm EST
are on the commuter train that jumped the tracks in new york city, killing four people. speed may have been a factor. but as marley hall reports, investigators say it is still too soon to know for sure. >> reporter: workers used cranes to upright trains -- train cars that toppled during the crash. they are also analyzing the train's data recorders to determine if the engineer may have been going too fast as he rounded a bend. >> a curve like this has a speed limit. the speed limit was 30 miles per hour. at that speed, there should be no problem navigating the curve. >> reporter: the train's engineer, william rockefeller jr., has not yet spoken to investigators. rockefeller informed first responders the brakes were not working properly. until the tracks are cleared and repaired, 26,000 commuters are using buses and subways to get work. 54-year-old james lovely lost his life sunday. he was preparing for the lighting of the rockefeller center christmas tree. 60 others were injured. >> there was a lot of smoke. there was a lot of dirt and a lot of gravel going around. i looked down and realized my hand
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Dec 5, 2013 7:00pm EST
in chicago, we're sitting at 63, temperatures 9 below in casper and 11 below in great falls. the same cities that had the ice storm today or yesterday were also in the 60s before it hit. it is possible it's coming. 43 now in buffalo, 63 for us, 66 in raleigh. closer to home 63 in fairfax and reston, 63 in bethesda. what's going to happen is the temperature at midnight will be the high for friday. don't dress for the upper 50s. dress for the 40s because temps will fall throughout the day. yellow alert friday, red alert sunday, wet commutes friday and turning cooler. saturday cold air moves in, pretty decent day, though, and then sunday morning snow and a mix and it's going to stay a mix all day. we're not going to get above freezing from the district north and west all day. that will take until sunday night. so for tonight mostly cloudy, quite mild, shower possible, lows only 55 to 60. winds will kick and become northwest 10 to 15. look at the temps, 59 to start. they fall by 1 p.m. only 51 with showers and rain. next three days, okay saturday, 46, red alert sunday, snow to a mix, temperatur
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Dec 6, 2013 12:00pm EST
in stafford county and also in the city of fredricksburg. what about the next storm system, the one that could bring us wintry weather on sunday? i'll talk about that in the first alert seven-day forecast. mike, back to you. >> thanks, eric. it's going to take a lot more rain or possible snow to stop the national christmas tree lighting ceremony. chestnuts roasting on an open fire . wow, very nice. that was janelle mohay rehearsing for this evening's ceremony. jane lynch is the host. jazz trumpeter oturo sandoval is one of the many great acts performing. >> this is a big deal, not only for washington but -the whole nation, you know, because i think a lot of people are going to be paying attention today because it's a wonderful event, and it's my honor to be part of the show. >> it's going to be a great show. rain, shine, snow, sleet, they don't care. the rehearsals continued throughout this morning setting the stage for other star- studded acts that included arethra franklin, mariah carrey and train. >>> an officer excused of child pornography was supposed to be released on bond. why the ju
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Dec 5, 2013 5:00pm EST
! >> here in washington and in hundreds of cities across the country fast food workers walked off the job and protested demanding better pay. this was the scene outside the air and space museum, but as danielle nottingham explains, the industry argues bigger paychecks could mean fewer jobs. >> reporter: fast food employees took to the streets from los angeles to new york, chicago to tampa. >> what do we want? >> reporter: workers looking to supersize the minimum wage. >> you can't survive off 7.50 an hour. >> reporter: protesters are asking for $15 an hour. in the nation's capital tamithea butler makes 8.25 at mcdonald's and says it's not enough to raise two children. >> i just need this to happen because my kids deserve a better life than i have. >> reporter: groups representing the restaurants say labor unions are organizing these rallies and these protesters do not represent their workers. >> there has been more people being paid to demonstrate in front of restaurants, very few workers actually walking out. >> reporter: the national restaurant association says the majority of thei
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Dec 5, 2013 6:30pm EST
important story this evening. today an american teacher was gunned down in benghazi, libya, the city where the u.s. ambassador was killed lastier by islamic mill fants. here's bob orr. >> reporter: as he and his wife anita left texas for libya ronnie smith made this video for his austin church. he talked about his need to spread a spiritual message. smith worried about adapting to a foreign culture but said faith would guide him. >> if there is any single person in the entire universe that you can take a chance on, it's god. >> reporter: smith took a job teaching chemistry at the international school in benghazi. this morning as he was jogging along this street, smith was shot and killed by gunmen riding in a black jeep. no one has claimed responsibility. but suspicions are focused on islamic militants. since u.s. ambassador chris stevens and three other americans were killed in benghazi 15 months ago, wernhaers ve been targets. in tunee th u.s. state department warned all u.s. citizens against traveling to benghazi. and the october capture of al qaeda an rattive abu anas al-libi in tripol
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Dec 6, 2013 11:00pm EST
. a truck was hauling it to a waste center outside mexico city. police found the empty truck wednesday and soon after found the radioactive pellets in a field about 1/2 nile away. police do not think the thieves -- mile away. police do not think the thieves knew they were dealing with dangerous cargo. >>> the white house decided to grant legal protection to the big wind farms, the ones with the giant turbines. sometimes they accidentally kill or injure bald or golden eagles which is usually against the law. a federal study suggests the wind farms have killed 67 eagles the last five years. the white house now ys the protection granted today is intended to encouragement the development of green energy. >>> oh, the things folks will do to keep from looking their age. >> now there's a mickover called the vampire -- a makeover called the vampire face and it uses your own blood to smooth out wrinkles and help you look younger. it is a hit in hollywood evidently. >>> three, two, one. >> okay, it's not a rocket launch, no. that's president barack obama and the first family lighting our nationa
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Dec 8, 2013 6:00pm EST
minister nosiviwe mapisa-nqakula is overseeing security. she says soldier, the air force, national and city police all are being deployed to control and protect tens of thousands of mourners. >> this is a test for us. and we know that and believe that people will be watching how south africa perform. >> today a south african's pray, they also worry, the show of affection for mandela by world leaders and citizens might be more than this grieving country can bear. bill whitaker, cbs news, johannesburg. >> defense secretary chuck hagel flies to pakistan tomorrow after meeting today with u.s. troops in afghanistan. in an interview today our state department correspondent margaret brennan asked if a total troop pullout is a possibility if president karzai does not sign the security pact allowing drops to stay past 2014. >> it's a very real possibility because if we don't have a bilateral security agreement which i have noted, that means we can't protect our forces that would be here after 2014. no international partners will come. afghanistan essentially will be alone. but we have no other optio
CBS
Dec 4, 2013 2:05am EST
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Dec 3, 2013 2:05am EST
-per-hour curve. >> federal investigators eye say the commuter train that ran off the track in new york city was traveling at a high rate of speed moments before the deadly derailment. now, the investigation focuses on the engineer who was at the controls. >>> millions of americans get ready for an early dose of winter. april cold front threatening to send temperatures nearly 50 degrees below normal in some parts of the country. >>> and amazon makes a big announcement. it hopes to have drones make deliveries but what will it take to get the program off the
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